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- Please make sure to review the End-of-Term Announcements that were emailed to you on Friday, November 22, and are available on the College website for important dates and times, checkout reminders, storage, shuttle information, and more. Please be in touch with the Office of Student Life with any questions you may have.
- The Senior Class Gift Committee want to give a huge thank-you to Shira Sternberg ’05 for her generosity and inspiration last week during the #GivingTuesday challenge. We had a great event with 31 students participating giving a total of $764–thank you to those who contributed! The Committee is so thankful for all the students who participate in our various Senior Class Gift events–you are what make them such a success. We wish you all a great FWT and look forward to sharing some awesome spring events.
- All students are invited to attend a website redesign meeting on Monday, December 9, at 1:00 pm in the CAPA Symposium. The college is gearing up for a redesign of the website (including addressing mobile compatibility) and welcomes student input. You may also email your thoughts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Like theatre and speak Spanish? If anyone is interested in participating in La propaganda de mi Abuelo, a play set during the Pinochet era in Chile and written by Jaymee Weaver, please attend the production meeting on Monday, December 9, from 7:00-7:45 pm in the Commons Lounge. Designers, actors, and musicians needed. If you cannot attend this meeting but want to be involved please get in touch with Jaymee Weaver.
- Studio Dance Concert - Join us for an evening of dance! Monday, December 9, from 8:00 -9:00 pm in VAPA/Studio E303.
- Come to the Electronic Music Concert in 5.1 surround sound on Monday, December 9, at 8:00 pm in the Deane Carriage Barn. Student works by Fae Blackmer, Benny Boaz, Alec Gear, Sam Irwin, Zenji Oguri, Samuel Popkin, Hannah Rose, Carlos Torres, Dan Wininger and Isaac Wostrel-Rubin. Refreshments will be served.
- Calling all seniors! Stop by the Alumni Relations Office to learn about connecting with the Bennington alumni network over cupcakes beginning Wednesday, December 4, through Tuesday, December 10, from 10:00 am-4:00 pm in the Alumni Relations Office (Barn 106).
- The Meyer Rec Barn will close for the Term on Thursday, December 12, at 10:00 pm.
- The evening college van will run during normal hours through Friday, December 13.
- The last day of classes is Friday, December 13. All classes meet.
- Houses close on Saturday, December 14, at noon.
- December 24-January 1 | Winter Break. All administrative offices closed.
Residents of Third Street (Fels, Merck, Noyes, Paris-Borden, Perkins, and Sawtell) and Welling Town House must return keys before leaving campus during the designated times to the following locations:
- Wednesday–Friday, December 11–13: Key Room (by laundry room in Commons), 9:00 am–3:00 pm; Campus Safety all other times.
- Saturday, December 14: Key Room (by laundry room in Commons), 8:00 am–3:00 pm; Campus Safety all other times.
- Remove all non-College–issued items from your rooms (Third Street and Welling Town House residents only)
- Clean/setup your room (Third Street and Welling Town House residents only)
- Remove all trash and dispose of it in dumpsters
- Defrost and drain your refrigerators
- Return all library materials
- Forward mail to FWT address
- Complete the Long-Term Vehicle Parking Permit if needed
- Store your bike in Barn 100
- If required, return your room key and get receipt before you leave campus (Third Street and Welling Town house residents only)
Housing and Checkout
- All student houses will close at noon on Saturday, December 14; students must be off campus by this time.
- Students who live in the following houses can leave their belongings in their houses, and do not have to turn in their key before leaving campus: Swan, Woolley, Stokes, Franklin, Canfield, Dewey, Booth, Kilpatrick, Welling, Bingham, McCullough, Leigh, Shingle, and Longmeadow.
- Students in the following houses will need to store their belongings: Noyes, Sawtell, Fels, Perkins, Merck, Paris-Borden, and the Welling Town House.
Please refer to End-of-Term Announcements in the Students section on the College website for detailed storage information specific to each group of residences.